Joe Wright's 'Anna Karenina,' Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet,' others head to Canadian film festival.
From the inaugural Sundance London to the long-established Hong Kong fest, spring showcases strive to establish brand ID in crowded field
Young actresses dream of making their screen debut in a lead role: 22-year-old Adele Haenel achieved it, at the age of 13, toplining Christophe Ruggia's "The Devils" in 2002.
Juggling careers as a playwright and actress, 30-year-old Palermo native Isabella Ragonese worked in theater before making her film debut in 2006 in Emanuele Crialese's "Golden Door."
Shortly after graduating from Oxford, Riz Ahmed began studying at London's prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama; while there, he landed his first film role, in Michael Winterbottom and Mat…
Since graduating with advanced degrees from Bucharest's National U. of Theatre and Cinematography, 26-year-old Ana Ulara has amassed an enviable string of credits.
Soon to graduate from the National Theater Academy of his native Krakow, 23-year-old Jakub Gierszal made his screen debut in 2008, in Jacek Borcuch's "All That I Love," and followed it a year later…
Given that he's the son of Swedish thesp Stellan Skarsgard -- and the younger brother of "True Blood" heartthrob Alexander -- it's not surprising that 21-year-old Bill caught the acting bug early.
If that name seems to ring a bell, it should. Berlin-born Anna Maria Muehe's parents were both thesps: her mother is East German Jenny Groellmann, and her father, Ulrich Muehe, is best known…
Even as Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw smoldered in Jane Campion's "Bright Star," a breakout performance was happening in the margins.